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Travel Theme: Yellow, Take Two

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Yellow.

New York City’s yellow taxis are world-famous.

IMGP5507 cropped smallAnd ubiquitous! We can’t get away from them even when we are paddling around the harbor.

We’ve always wondered what it would be like to have one pass right over you. It could easily happen, in the dense rush-hour traffic. After all, they have schedules to keep. And we do hear them on the radio referring to us as “speed bumps”…

Here one of our friends is trying to get a feel for it ahead of time ;-)

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(The first “Yellow” post was here.)

At the Bottom of the Food Chain

By Vladimir Brezina

In the harbor ecosystem, kayaks are definitely at the bottom of the food chain.

Still, sometimes they remind me of those frisky little mammals scampering under the feet of the great lumbering dinosaurs…

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